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Windows Down, or A/C. NOT MPG RELATED

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by 169.254.255.201, Jun 25, 2013.

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Windows down or a/c???

Poll closed Jul 25, 2013.
  1. Windows up, a/c running full blast..

    42.4%
  2. Window(s) cracked/open, a/c running full blast..<< (WHY would you do that??)

    8.2%
  3. Driver Window down

    5.9%
  4. Driver, passenger window down

    10.6%
  5. All windows down.. Who needs to hear their music? Just listen to nature.. and the wind..

    12.9%
  6. All windows down +sunroof or back window

    1.2%
  7. Sunroof or back window

    2.4%
  8. Real men sweat.. Windows up, no A/C

    1.2%
  9. All the windows down.. Gotta keep the passengers quiet somehow.

    1.2%
  10. Who cares?

    14.1%
  1. Jun 30, 2013 at 9:46 AM
    #21
    Marc702

    Marc702 Well-Known Member

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    Come to Vegas, you'll run your AC.

    116 today
     
  2. Jun 30, 2013 at 9:51 AM
    #22
    ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    Depends on the weather... comfy out and it's windows down. Hot and muggy, windows up and AC on. Usually on the freeway, it's windows up due to the noise.
     
  3. Jun 30, 2013 at 1:03 PM
    #23
    NateW

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    Windows down! I live in Washington though so it hardly ever gets Really hot
     
  4. Jun 30, 2013 at 6:51 PM
    #24
    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    my ac only works when its on full blast so i hardly use it.

    *except for this week, its been pretty damn hot so its been blasting since last wednesday haha.


    other than that, driver window and sliding rear window for me. i dont have power locks or windows. Rolly windows ftw
     
  5. Jun 30, 2013 at 7:05 PM
    #25
    Buckoma

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    Friday was 116°, yesterday was 118°, today was 115° and tomorrow is 113°.

    Wanna guess what I voted?
     
  6. Jun 30, 2013 at 7:07 PM
    #26
    kirkofwimbo

    kirkofwimbo Say no to Bro

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    It's got LSD man.....
    Windows up, AC off? You sir are a true man! :p
     
  7. Jun 30, 2013 at 7:13 PM
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    169.254.255.201

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  8. Jun 30, 2013 at 7:27 PM
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    Buckoma

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    lolz... I would not be here to tell the tale :eek:
     
  9. Jun 30, 2013 at 7:32 PM
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    kirkofwimbo

    kirkofwimbo Say no to Bro

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    It's got LSD man.....
    lol I hear ya there, couple years ago the AC in my Civic went out and even with the windows down I ended up getting some pretty serious heat exhaustion :( When the temps are that high the only option is sweet sweet AC :cool:
     
  10. Jun 30, 2013 at 7:45 PM
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    kRiStOf

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    Middle of Texas: All windows down, never run A/C when I'm alone. Windows up, A/C on her setting when the wife is in it.

    ~k
     
  11. Jun 30, 2013 at 8:26 PM
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    adamiata

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    Windows up and usually on fan speed 3, Toyota has spoiled me..
     
  12. Jun 30, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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    Rich91710

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    Super hot, window cracked and AC on full until the ducts chill and the hot air is blown out of the cab.
    Then windows up, AC down to the 2nd or 3rd position and on recirc.

    I rarely need to run the AC above the 2nd click (straight up) when on recirc in my white RC.

    So nice right now... the Admin building will be under construction for the rest of the year, so they opened up the 2nd floor of the city hall parking structure to employee parking. I'll be spending the summer parking the Taco in the shade :D
     
  13. Jul 5, 2013 at 5:57 PM
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    grueinthebox

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    In 105-110 degree heat moving vs. stationary doesn't really matter with the windows down... It's the difference between a convection oven and a regular one. Windows up, A/C blowin'.
     
  14. Jul 10, 2013 at 10:27 AM
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    guitarjamman

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    But it's a dry heat!
     
  15. Jul 10, 2013 at 10:30 AM
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    cdj1

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    So is a blast furnace :banghead:
     
  16. Jul 11, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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    kRiStOf

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    The difference between dry and humid is the sweat shadow left on your seat after you've gotten out of the truck. Down range we hit 115+ well over 200 days out of the year, but it was bone dry, made it easy to bear. Maybe that's why I don't run the AC now :confused: lol

    ~k
     
  17. Jul 11, 2013 at 12:55 PM
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    TCprerunner

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    Windows down full a/c unless wife is with me
     
  18. Jul 11, 2013 at 1:00 PM
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    Justus

    Justus fucks not given

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    not so low, not so slow 2006 6 lug
    stockish
    on the plus side, the weather should change in an hour.

    then, again................and again...............and again 24 times per day :thumbsup:

    atleast u guys have awesome lightning shows!
     
  19. Jul 11, 2013 at 1:06 PM
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    chris duby

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    It depends on my mood... usually after work on the way to the gym I'll cruise with the windowns down, A/C full blast and the system blaring. Too much bass to sound good with the windows up due to not enough air movement. Other than that it's too hot here in Texas so windows up and A/C full blast.
     
  20. Jul 13, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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    169.254.255.201

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    I've never opened my slider while driving.. I'll try that out sometime and see if I get good airflow. A/C will definitely cool you off.

    I was driving between pavement and gravel a few days ago, and was constantly switching between a/c or windows down.. SHould have just stuck with a/c rather than get all that dust in.

    If you keep it hot in your car, and it's hot outside you'll be better acclimated if you need to do any physical activity.. Heat won't hit you as hard.

    Parking in the shade or garage helps so much.. I hate getting into a stuffy vehicle. Feels like you are suffocated.
     
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